This paper has more information on what we are doing at LinkedIn:
This Avro JIRA has a schema repository implementation similar to the one
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 7:08 AM, Mark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Can someone break down how message serialization would work with Avro?
> I've read instead of adding a schema to every single event it would be wise
> to add some sort of fingerprint with each message to identify which schema
> it should used. What I'm having trouble understanding is, how do we read
> the fingerprint without a schema? Don't we need the schema to deserialize?
> Same question goes for working with Hadoop.. how does the input format
> know which schema to use?